Find resources related to sharecropping and the Southern economy on this page, or access a general bibliography for Reconstruction in the State by State section of this site.
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Davis, Ronald L. F. Good and Faithful Labor: A Study in the Origins, Development, and Economics of Southern Sharecropping, 1860-1880. Columbia: University of Missouri, 1974.
Holt, Sharon Ann. Making Freedom Pay: North Carolina Freedpeople Working for Themselves, 1865-1900. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2000.
Katz, William Loren. Eyewitness: A Living Documentary of the African American Contribution to American History. New York: Touchstone, 1995.
Magdol, Edward. A Right to the Land: Essays on the Freedmen's Community. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1977.
Painter, Nell Irvin. Exodusters: Black Migration to Kansas after Reconstruction. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977.
Rodrigue, John C. Reconstruction in the Cane Fields: From Slavery to Free Labor in Louisiana's Sugar Parishes, 1862-1880. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001.
Royce, Edward. The Origins of Southern Sharecropping. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993.
Saville, Julie. The Work of Reconstruction: From Slave to Wage Laborer in South Carolina 1860-1870. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Sterling, Dorothy, ed. The Trouble They Seen: The Story of Reconstruction in the Words of African Americans. New York: Da Capo Press, 1994.
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